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COVID-19: One Dies, As FMC Abeokuta Records Two New Cases

Federal Medical Centre, Idi- Aba, Abeokuta in Ogun state has recorded two new cases of the novel coronavirus.

One of the two patients however died before the outcome of the result of her samples .

According to a press release issued by the hospital’s Head of Public Relations and Information, Segun Orisajo, the deceased was a 43-year-old trader who lived at Ota.

Orisajo said the deceased presented herself in the Centre on Friday 29th May, 2020 and was being managed for decompensated chronic liver disease and covid-19.

He noted that, the deceased was subsequently screened but passed away later that day, but the result of her samples returned positive today.

He explained that, the second patient was a 40 year old man who presented on referral from Joga Orile Primary Health Centre.

The patient, he said, was being managed for sepsis with a chest focus and was subsequently screened but result of his samples returned positive.

The patient is currently in the Centre’s isolation. He has sustained clinical improvement.

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